quarter note


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quarter note

n. Music
A note having one-fourth the time value of a whole note. Also called crotchet.

quarter note

n
(Music, other) music US and Canadian a note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve. Also called: crotchet

quar′ter note`



n.
a musical note equal in time value to one quarter of a whole note.
[1755–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quarter note - a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole notequarter note - a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
Translations
fjórðapartsnóta
četrtinka
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All the pieces in this book have a two-octave range centering on middle C, and they use quarter note and half note rhythms.
Right away the X theme creates the illusion that the barline has shifted to beat two of the measure (mm.e-8) with a quarter note pickup into measure one of the violin part.
In the first measure of the first line we have a triplet followed by a dotted quarter note (which loses the dot in the second and third lines) and then an eighth note one step higher that is not meant to be sung in the first line (though it always is) but is there to follow the undotted quarter note in the second and third lines.
Similarly, Amy Lowell's poetry from Dreams in War Time in movement "II" includes the line, "My own face lay like a white pebble, waiting." The text is perfectly nightmare-like when suspended by the slow tempo marking of quarter note = 44.
At the overlap point, there is a triplet of eighth notes, a quarter note and a continuous note with two eighth notes.
That means there's three beats in each measure and each beat is the same as a quarter note. Each beat gets one foot tap (down and up).
* Students will first begin by identifying which color M&Ms represent which notes: an eighth note, a quarter note, a half note, and a whole note (the pretzels will be the stems).
Music often has four beats to a measure, with each quarter note getting one beat.
She moved to Chantilly to prepare for an assault on the big races this season, but finished last of seven on her reappearance behind Quarter Note in the Prix de la Grotte a fortnight ago.
Quarter Note was beautifully ridden by Yutaka Take to win the Prix de la Grotte and set herself up for the French Oaks.
Pascal Bary's filly acquitted herself well, but was beaten two lengths into second place by another all-the-way winner in Quarter Note, trained by Alex Pantall for Sheikh Mohammed.